Re: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.10-rc2-mm3-V0.7.32-15

From: Rui Nuno Capela
Date: Tue Dec 14 2004 - 03:50:49 EST

K.R. Foley wrote:
> Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
>> On Sun, 2004-12-12 at 22:47, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>>>* Fernando Lopez-Lezcano <nando@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>Something that just happened to me: running 0.7.32-14
>>>>(PREEMPT_DESKTOP) and trying to install 0.7.32-19 from a custom built
>>>>rpm package completely hangs the machine (p4 laptop - I tried twice).
>>>>No clues left behind. If I boot into 0.7.32-9 I can install 0.7.32-19
>>>>with no problems.
>>>does 0.7.32-19 work better if you reverse (patch -R) the loop.h and
>>>loop.c bits (see below)?
>> Running 0.7.32-19 (no changes) I managed to install 0.7.32-20 with no
>> problems... probably a problem in -14 that was somehow fixed in later
>> releases.
>> -- Fernando
> Possibly. I have had the occasional problem with running make install
> locking one of my systems. Rebooting and running make install again
> works fine in my case. It is by no means a regular occurrence, even
> installing 2 or 3 new kernels daily on 3 different machines.

Isn't this tightly related to mkinitrd sometimes hanging while on mount -o
loop, that I've been reporting a couple of times before? It used to hang
on any other time I do a new kernel install, but latetly it seems to be OK
(RT-V0.9.32-19 and -20).
rncbc aka Rui Nuno Capela

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